Ohio Wesleyan University Announces March Public Events

DELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its March 2014 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule updates, visit Events @ OWU. For Battling Bishop athletics schedules, visit BattlingBishops.com. For webstreaming, visit StreamOWU.

Through March 30 – “New Art / New Mexico,” featuring 26 artists from northern New Mexico selected by Ohio Wesleyan students who visited the artists in their homes and studios as part of a university-funded Theory-to-Practice Grant experience in summer 2013. The exhibit, designed and mounted by OWU students in OWU’s gallery management class, is displayed in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

1 p.m. March 1 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Aurora, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

8 p.m. March 1 and 2 p.m. March 2 – “Almost Maine,” a play by John Cariani, a whimsical, romantic comedy following the hopes, successes, regrets, and despair of nine couples on a magical mid-winter evening in the northern reaches of Maine. This play, directed by Ed Kahn, will be held in the Studio Theatre inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens, Ohio Wesleyan employees, and non-Ohio Wesleyan students. Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid OWU ID. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855. For more information, visit theatre.owu.edu.

March 2 through April 2 – All Student Juried Spring Show, in Gallery 2001 inside Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This annual show is open to students from any major. Gallery 2001 hours coincide with library hours, which are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday. Learn more at ross.owu.edu.

3:15 p.m. March 2 – OWU senior recital featuring Rebecca Larkin, flute, accompanied by Mariko Kaneda, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

8 p.m. March 2 – OWU faculty/guest recital of piano quartets by Mozart & Schumann featuring Tom Fetherston, violin; Lucy Ginther, viola; Mary Fetherston, cello; and Frank Chiou, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

8 p.m. March 4 – OWU junior recital featuring Brianna Robinson, soprano, and Connor Stout, baritone, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

4 p.m. March 5 – OWU Baseball vs. Otterbein, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

8 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28 – Evening programs at Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for children and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257. Learn more at perkins.owu.edu.

11 a.m. March 8 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse vs. Baldwin Wallace, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

1 p.m. March 15 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs Washington (Maryland), at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7:30 p.m. March 18 – Tim Prindle, OWU Class of 2012 and a graduate student in history at Bowling Green State University, discusses “Delaware’s Whiskey War, 1874: Women, Power, and Public Space,” in Benes Room A of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. His presentation marks the 30th Annual Joseph and Edith Vogel Lecture. It is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at history.owu.edu.

4 p.m. March 19 – OWU Women’s Tennis vs. Heidelberg, at Luttinger Family Tennis Center, 31 Hayes St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7 p.m. March 19 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse vs. Defiance, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

3:15 p.m. March 20 – OWU student recital featuring Billie Paulus, mezzo soprano; McCall Gorbach-Foster, mezzo soprano; Chrissy Vankovich, mezzo soprano; J.J. Jurcisek, violin; and Mariko Kaneda, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

3:30 p.m. March 20 – OWU Softball vs. John Carroll, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7:30 p.m. March 20 – Michele L. Swers, Ph.D., associate professor of American government at Georgetown University, discusses “Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate,” in Benes Room B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Swers’ presentation is part of Ohio Wesleyan’s Benjamin F. Marsh Lecture Series on Public Affairs. Learn more at politics.owu.edu/newsAndEvents.html.

8 p.m. March 21 and March 22 – “Laundry and Bourbon” by James McClure and “No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre, featuring students exploring wildly varied texts: one about Texas women dishing the latest gossip and the other about strangers trapped in a parlor. This event will be held in the Studio Theatre in OWU’s Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Tickets are free but required. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855. For more information, visit theatre.owu.edu.

Noon March 22 – OWU Baseball vs. Case Reserve, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

1 p.m. March 22 – OWU Softball vs. Alma, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

3 p.m. March 22 and March 23 – The Central Ohio Symphony, under the direction of Jaime Morales-Matos, presents a community celebration of peace with a performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Ninth Symphony” including the Ohio Wesleyan Choral Art Society and Capriccio Chorus, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and non-OWU students (with a valid school ID). Tickets are free for Ohio Wesleyan students and employees with a valid OWU ID. Tickets may be purchased online at www.ticketweb.com, by calling the phone messaging service at (740) 368-3629, or by email at paseries@owu.edu. Note: A limited supply of free tickets is available to all OWU students, staff, and faculty by contacting the Central Ohio Symphony office at OWUtickets@centralohiosymphony.org or by calling the office at (740) 362-1799. The March 23 performance will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at pas.owu.edu.

1 p.m. March 23 – OWU Softball vs. Adrian, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

4 p.m. March 24 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse vs. Mount Union, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

4 p.m. March 25 – OWU Women’s Tennis vs. Denison, at Luttinger Family Tennis Center, 31 Hayes St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

8 p.m. March 25 – OWU student recital featuring Michael Cormier, composition; Jennifer Eltringham, violin; Brihat Sharma, guitar; and Kassidy Spring, trumpet, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

3:30 pm March 26 – OWU Softball vs. Muskingum, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

4 p.m. March 27 – OWU Baseball vs. John Carroll, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

1 p.m. March 29 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Hiram, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7 p.m. March 29 – OWU senior recital featuring Hillary Fowler, soprano, accompanied by James Jenkins, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

3:15 p.m. March 30 – OWU senior recital featuring Samantha Rammaha, soprano, accompanied by Mariko Kaneda, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. March 31 – U.S. Congressman John Lewis, D-Georgia, the last surviving member of the Big Six leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, discusses his lifetime of experiences, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Lewis, called “one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced,” will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, Ohio Wesleyan’s highest recognition. This event also will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.owu.edu.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private, coed university offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, minors, and concentrations, and competes in 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Ohio Wesleyan combines a challenging, internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities to connect classroom theory with real-world practice. OWU’s 1,850 students represent 42 states and 37 countries. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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